Saturday, January 16, 2021



MassMutual opens centre in Hyderabad

IANS Hyderabad Leading US life insurer Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) on Monday announced the...

Travel industry urges govt to announce dates for restoration of tourist visas

IANS New Delhi Now that the government is close to initiating a vaccination plan for Covid-19,...

DGGI detects fraudulent transactions worth Rs 498.5 cr by entities in Maharashtra

Nagpur: The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) has busted fraudulent transactions of Rs 498.50 crore by 26 entities across Maharashtra, an...

Vedanta- Goa meeting environmental norms

NT NETWORK Panaji With an environmental public hearing coming up in the state on January 24,...


Govt realised it’s slowing economic growth rate: Premji

BANGALORE: IT czar Mr Azim Premji on Friday said the government has realised it is slowing down economic growth rate and he expected it to get into policy initiatives action post assembly polls in five states, irrespective of results.

Vodafone need not pay tax for Hutch acquisition: Supreme Court

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday set aside the Bombay High Court order directing Vodafone to pay a tax of `.11,218 crore ($2.5 billion) for acquiring the operations of Hutch Essar in 2007.

No CRR cuts likely: HSBC, RBS survey

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank is unlikely to heed the calls for cutting the cash reserve ratio (CRR) in the forthcoming monetary policy announcement, HSBC and a survey of market participants by its foreign banking peer, RBS, say.

Private sector to be roped in for maintenance of National Highways

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has taken a policy initiative to take up operation and maintenance of the developed stretches of National Highways (NH) on ‘Operate-Maintain-Transfer (OMT)’ basis through private sector participation, thereby leveraging the available resources, an official statement said Thursday.

Jet Airways posts Rs 101.22 crore loss in Q3 FY12

MUMBAI:  Private carrier Jet Airways today said it has posted a loss of Rs 101.22 crore for the quarter ended 31 December against a net profit of Rs 118.23 crore for the same quarter of the previous year.

Food inflation at minus 0.42%, but RBI may not cut key rates

NEW DELHI: The falling cost of vegetables like potatoes and onions has put a lid on price rise, with food inflation confined to the negative zone for the third consecutive week at (-)0.42 per cent during the seven-day period to January 7.

Nippon Life to invest $290 million in Reliance Capital

MUMBAI: The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital Thursday said Japan’s largest private life insurer Nippon Life will acquire a 26 percent stake in the group’s asset management company for $290 million, taking the overall valuation to $1.1 billion.

Godrej Properties appoints Pirojsha Godrej as new MD

MUMBAI: The Godrej Properties’ Board of Directors appointed Mr Pirojsha Godrej’s as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Godrej Properties Limited (GPL) with effect from April 1. 


A lacklustre affair

This is just another year at IFFI with lots of money involved but little to show for it NT...

The Compromised IFFI

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR Terry Eagleton, the well-known British literary theorist had once said, “After all, if you do...

Asmitai Dis

Sanjeev V Sardesai Today, on January 16, 2021, we celebrate the historic Opinion Poll Day as ‘Asmitai Dis’! Let...

Sleep is the best medicine

Deepika Rathod A good night’s sleep makes one happy and feel rejuvenated. It also has innumerable benefits on the...